Shockwave has a new problem and both halves of the Wintel computing juggernaut--Microsoft and Intel--have been besieged by new security holes in operating systems and processors. And the developments could not come at a worse time, amid full-scale privacy protests.
Macromedia patching Shockwave privacy hole
The company is working to fix a glitch in the Shockwave animation player that was sending users' private information back to the company.
New security hole found in Windows 98
Microsoft confirms Windows NT glitch
How serious is Pentium III's privacy risk?
Intel privacy flap spreads to notebooks
Software claims to undo Pentium III fix
Groups press agency on Pentium III
Is no privacy the price of personalization?